Red Sox bullpen pitches in when needed

Daniel Bard, Jonathan Papelbon finish what Jon Lester started vs. Yankees.

Updated: August 10, 2010, 8:12 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

NEW YORK -- Boston Red Sox starter Jon Lester worked 6⅓ scoreless innings. Red Sox reliever Daniel Bard worked out of a one-out bases-loaded jam. Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon recorded a four-out save.

It all equaled an important 2-1 victory -- and a series split -- against the New York Yankees Monday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.

Lester entered his outing riding a career-high four-game losing skid and he knew he had to keep the explosive Yankees lineup off balance if ...

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